Nicki Minaj Minaj, N. Minaj, Nick Minaj, Nicki, Nicki Manaj, Nicki MarajNicki Minaj (born December 8, 1982) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress and fashion designer. Born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York, she first gained public notability by releasing mixtapes before her 2010 breakthrough when she released her debut studio album "Pink Friday" and became the first female solo artist to have seven singles simultaneously charting on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Has the most Billboard Hot 100 Hits among women with 80 and counting beating greats such as Aretha Franklin and Mariah Carey.
Ester Dean @estherdean, Dean, Dean Esther, E. Dean, E$ter Dean, Easter DeanFrequently seen as Esther Dean. American singer-songwriter, and record producer born on December 15, 1986 and signed to Zone 4 Records/Interscope Records. She is most notable for her dual appearance on Rio: Music From The Motion Picture and her 2009 US hit single "Drop It Low", which featured singer Chris Brown. Dean has also written songs with many artists including Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Mary J. Blige, Christina Aguilera, Ciara, Nicole Scherzinger, Usher, Rihanna, R. Kelly, and Britney Spears.